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Author: Mark Nord
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: security, food, household
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 2008-10
ISBN-10: 1437900623
ISBN-13: 9781437900620

89% of Amer. households were food secure throughout 2006, meaning that they had access at all times to enough food for a healthy life for all household members. The remaining households (11%) were food insecure at least some time during the year. About 1/3 of food insecure households (4% of all U.S. households) had very low food security -- meaning that the food intake of one or more adults was reduced & their eating patterns were disrupted because the household lacked money for food. The typical food-secure household spent 31% more on food than the typical food-insecure household of the same
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Author: Joint FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: labelling, food
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 9251058407
ISBN-13: 9789251058404

The Codex Alimentarius (Latin for food law" or "food code") is a collection of internationally adopted food standards. Food labeling is the primary means of communication between the producer and seller of food on the one hand and the purchaser and consumer on the other. The standards and guidelines on food labeling published in various volumes of the Codex Alimentarius are now collected and republished in this compact format to allow their wide use and understanding by governments
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Author: Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives.
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: specifications, additive, food, compendium
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 2007-01-01
ISBN-10: 9251058660
ISBN-13: 9789251058664

These specifications provide information on the identity and purity of food additives used directly in foods or in food production. Their main objectives are to identify the food additive that has been subjected to testing for safety, to ensure that the additive is of the quality required for use in food or in processing, and to reflect and encourage good manufacturing practice. This publication and other documents produced by JECFA contain information that is useful to all those who work with or are interested in food additives and their safe use in food. Series: FAO JECFA Monographs
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Author: Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives.
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: food, committee, additives, meeting, expert, 67th, fao, additive, specifications, joint, compendium
Number of Pages: 85
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 9251055599
ISBN-13: 9789251055595

The specifications monographs provide information on the identity and purity of food additives used directly in foods or in food production. The main three objectives of these specifications are to identify the food additive that has been subjected to testing for safety, to ensure that the additive is of the quality required for use in food or in processing, and to reflect and encourage good manufacturing practice. This publication contains information that is useful to all those who work with or are interested in food additives and their safe use in food.
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Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: ethics, rome, italy, september, science, safety, expert, consultation, food, fao
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9251050708
ISBN-13: 9789251050705

Freedom from hunger has been designated as a fundamental human right, and food safety is an intrinsic part of the concept of the right to adequate food. This publication, part of a series which consider ethical issues related to the work of the FAO, presents the discussions of a meeting of experts in Rome in September 2002 on a range of topics including: science as a basis for food safety policy, food safety management systems, risk analysis at national and international levels, and whether, in crisis situations, it is ethically acceptable for food safety standards be lower for food aid than f
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Author: Daniel R. Levinson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: chain, supply, food, traceability
Number of Pages: 38
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437927769
ISBN-13: 9781437927764

Beginning in 2005, the FDA required certain food facilities to maintain records identifying the sources, recipients, and transporters of food products. This will allow the FDA to trace an article of food through each stage of the food supply chain ż from a retail shelf back to a farm ż if FDA has a reasonable belief that a food product presents a serious health threat. Traceability is the ability to follow the movement of a food product through the stages of production, processing, and distribution. This study is based on two primary data sources: (1) a traceability exercise of 40 selected f
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Author: Todd David Benson
Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
Keywords: situation, security, nutrition, food, africa
Number of Pages: 70
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0896296490
ISBN-13: 9780896296497

Food and nutrition security; Food and nutrition security in Africa: current status and trends; Action to address food and nutrition insecurity; Advancing food and nutrition security.
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